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balao

[ buh-lou ]
/ bəˈlaʊ /
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noun, plural ba·laos.

a halfbeak, Hemiramphus balao, of tropical western Atlantic seas.

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Origin of balao

First recorded in 1850–55, balao is from the Puerto Rican Spanish word balajú
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